Monday, November 21, 2022

McCarthy to Follow Through on Committee Threats, Biden Turns 80

Good for him. Stacy McCain, Payback Time: McCarthy Will Boot Infamous Jew-Hater From Committee

Sweet, sweet justice!
Incoming House Speaker Kevin McCarthy repeatedly promised over the past couple of years that, when the GOP regains control of the House, he would remove Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.), and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) from their respective committees.

It looks like he intends to follow through on that promise.
On Saturday, McCarthy spoke at a Republican Jewish Coalition event in Las Vegas, during which he announced he would follow through on his promise to boot the notorious anti-Semite, Rep. Omar, off the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

“I’m keeping that promise,” he told them.
. . .
Last year, House Democrats removed Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) and Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) from their committees. It was an unprecedented move, as the House majority had never before meddled with the minority party’s committee assignments.
Force them to play by their own rules.

Sarah Arnold at Town Hall, Kevin McCarthy Vows To Remove Squad Member Ilhan Omar From Committee. Mike LaChance at LI, Kevin McCarthy Vows to Remove Ilhan Omar From House Foreign Affairs Committee, “We watch antisemitism grow, not just on our campuses, but we watched it grow In the halls of Congress.” Nick Arama at Red State, McCarthy Drops a Delicious Reality Check on Swalwell and Schiff

“One thing I said from the very beginning, Eric Swalwell cannot get a security clearance in the public sector,” he said. “Why would we ever give him a security clearance and the secrets to America? So, I will not allow him to be on Intel.”

“You have Adam Schiff, who lied to the American public time and again – we will not allow him to be on the Intel Committee either,” he continued. “Look at Congresswoman Omar, her antisemitic comments that have gone forward. We’re not going to allow her to be on Foreign Affairs.”

Sundance at CTH has the video at Sunday Talks, Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy States His Intention to Remove Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell and Ilhan Omar from House Congressional Committees. J. Bob Smith at Am Think worries A House Majority, if Republicans can Keep It.

Tristan Justice at Da Fed sees Garland Moves To Transform J6 Inquisition Into A Permanent Prosecution. From Liberty Unyielding, Special Counsel Investigating Trump Was Key Figure In IRS Targeting Scandal. So we know he's a political hack.

On Oct. 8, 2010, Smith, then-Chief of the DOJ Criminal Division’s Public Integrity Section at the time, called a meeting with former IRS official Lois Lerner “to discuss how the IRS could assist in the criminal enforcement of campaign-finance laws against politically active nonprofits,” according to testimony from Richard Pilger, then director of the section’s Election Crimes Branch and subordinate of Smith’s, to the Oversight Committee. Lerner eventually resigned from the IRS in 2015 following criticism of her targeting of conservative groups when denying or delaying tax-exempt status.

Josh Blackmun at the Volokh Report Compares the Orders Appointing Special Counsel Mueller and Special Counsel Smith. "Mueller could only prosecute if it was "necessary and appropriate." Smith has no such constraint." Let that sink in. Sundance again with a video, Sunday Talks, Prepping the Landscape CBS Interviews Former DAG Rod Rosenstein About Garland Special Counsel Appointment. He says he wouldn't have appointed a counsel. 

Also, Sunday Talks, Democrat J6 Committee Confirms Intent to Transfer Evidence to Special Counsel During Lame Duck to Begin Republican Targeting Operations.  "if Smith’s DC team can pick-off a few republican House members under charges of “supporting an insurrection“, the political power will revert back to the Democrats in office." Lloyd Billingsley at Am Great is not happy with Mike Pence Pious Candy-Ass Sidewinder, "Mike Pence speaks cowardice to power and joins the January 6 gang." The redoubtable Julie Kelly at Am Great, The ‘Insurrection!’ House of Cards Is Collapsing "The American people should prepare for more stunning revelations about the FBI’s key role in the events of January 6." Dr. John at Flopping Aces, The FBI could have stopped the Jan 6 events because they knew what was coming. Why didn’t they?

At Insty, PARTY OF YOUTH UPDATE: Alert: Joe Biden Becomes First Octogenarian President in American History. Sarah Arnold at Town Hall, Happy Birthday Mr. President, Now Pack Your Bags And Leave the White House. Stephen Kruiser at PJ Media thinks The Biden Crime Family's Defenders Are Getting Nervous. Althouse cites Jonathan Turley. "For years, the media has continued to report President Biden’s repeated claim that 'I have never spoken to my son about his overseas business dealings.'"

"At the outset, the media only had to suspend any disbelief that the president could fly to China as Vice President with his son on Air Force 2 without discussing his planned business dealings on the trip. Of course, the emails on the laptop quickly refuted this claim. However, the media buried the laptop story before the election or pushed the false claim that it was fake Russian disinformation. President Biden’s denials continued even after an audiotape surfaced showing President Biden leaving a message for Hunter specifically discussing coverage of those dealings... Some of us have written for two years that Biden’s denial of knowledge is patently false.... Reporters have to insist that there was nothing to see or they have to admit to being part of the original deception... The media is now so heavily invested in the trick that they are sticking with the illusion even after 'the reveal.'..."
'Bonchie' at Red State thinks The Establishment's Plan to Beat Trump Is Absolutely Hilarious. "I want you to forget about all the arguments over Trump’s viability in 2024. I could write a piece with pros and cons, backed by data, but that would be missing the point. Rather, the point here is that it doesn’t matter when Mike Pence and Larry Hogan are the establishment’s standard bearers. Heck, we might as well award Trump the nomination now if that’s the plan here."

At Da Mail, Thanks, but no thanks, Elon! Trump says he is 'staying' on Truth Social despite Chief Twit restoring his Twitter account - sparking predictable liberal hysteria and calls for advertisers to BOYCOTT the social media giant. I'm sure everything he posts on Truth Social will be retweeted anyway. Nick Arama again, Leftist Orgs Move Against Musk After Trump Reinstatement, and Elon Has Thoughts. Insty, BREAKING: Project Veritas Reinstated to Twitter. “Project Veritas was suspended in 2021 after they released a video showing Facebook Vice President Guy Rosen admitting that the social media platform ‘freezes’ comment sections on posts where they suspect, but have not necessarily have confirmed, that ‘hate speech’ is taking place.” At Twitchy, Trump’s reinstated account J6 tweets VERY inconvenient to Lefties, Dems, media, and Big Tech.

NewsBusters, MSNBC: GOP a 'Narco-Cartel,' Trying to Turn DeSantis into 'New Jesus'. I suppose somebody has to watch Joy(less) Reid. At InstyNYT (WITH SENATE SAFELY IN DEM HANDS): HEY EVERYONE, SOME RANDO SAYS ALITO IS PROBABLY THE DOBBS LEAKER! “(CNN)–A former evangelical activist claimed…” So, no ulterior motive there."

Louder With Crowder, Election day is when GOP voters are more likely to cast their choice. This was voter suppression. Curt at Flopping Aces reports that in Maricopa County Eyewitness Accounts Suggest Election May Be Uncertifiable. From Da Wire, Arizona Gov. Election In Doubt As AG Demands Full Report On ‘Myriad Problems’ In Maricopa Voting. John Solomon at JTN, Arizona AG opens inquiry into Maricopa County election irregularities, possible legal violations "Election integrity unit demands evidence, full report before midterm results certified." Leslie Eastwood at LI reports on why California Slowly Counts its Harvested Ballots, "A look at why it takes so long to count the votes in the Golden State, especially in critical congressional races." It takes a while to manufacture the votes you need.

Also from John Solomon at JTN, Democrat poised to succeed Pelosi repeatedly denied legitimacy of Trump's 2016 election. "Hakeem Jeffries' claims range from stolen election to voter suppression. Will news media treat him same as Republicans?" Never.

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